Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Student Chefs Help the WSIB Stir Up Workplace Safety Awareness

    TORONTO, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - Last year in Ontario, 101 workers lost their
lives due to traumatic injuries. This year, the number is already 73 at the
end of October. We can't allow this to continue.
    Please join us on Monday, November 5, for the unveiling of the WSIB's
newest campaign that aims to make everyone aware that zero is the only
acceptable number of workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Sample Clip

    What:     Brief press conference with official remarks from:

              The Hon. Steven W. Mahoney, P.C., WSIB Chair
              The Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Labour
              Chef Carlos Mateus, Liaison College

              (*) Student chefs will serve refreshments immediately following
                  the event.

    When:     Monday, November 5, 2007
              10:00 a.m.

    Where:    Liaison College of Culinary Arts - Downtown Campus
              205 Richmond St. West (at Duncan Street)
              Toronto, ON

    Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) plays a key role in
the province's occupational health and safety system. The WSIB administers
no-fault workplace insurance for employers and their workers and is committed
to the prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses. The WSIB provides
disability benefits, monitors the quality of healthcare, and assists in early
and safe return to work for workers who are injured on the job or contract an
occupational disease.

For further information:

For further information: Christine Arnott, WSIB Media Relations,
(office) (416) 344-4202, (cell) (416) 727-0647,

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